Friday, March 7, 2008

Real March Madness!

February Fun

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Water, Flour, Dough, Common Salt = Bread

Hi Y'all,

Glad to see such a wonderful turnout so close to Spring Break. Hope everyone has a fun and safe trip. Look forward to seeing everyone in April. As an FYI, the next two OTS's will be on Saturday's. Details and dates to follow.

Michelle (thanks again for hosting) was kind enough to pass along the following information if you'd like to pick up some of the tasty tastings we had last night.

Breads (all from Fresh Market, in Memphis, except for 2-3-4-5):

1 Pane Rustico
2 Polish Rye (from Pumpernick and Pastry, in Buffalo NY: )
3 Pumpernickel (from P and P)
4 Marble Rye (from P and P)
5 Flax Seed (from P and P)
6 Foccacia
7 Sourdough
8 Baguette (French)
9 Wonder
10 Lavasch crackers

Goat Milk butter (Market Rhes, Oxford)
Plugra butter (Market Rhes, Oxford)
Strawberries (Schnuck’s, Memphis)
Bleu-cheese-stuffed olives (Schnuck’s, Memphis)
Artichoke tapenade (Fresh Market, Memphis)
Sun-dried tomato tapenade (brought by Gabe)
Maille Dijon mustard (Market Rhes)
Pastrami, sliced (Fresh Market, Memphis)
Assorted cured meats (Fresh Market, Memphis)
Eggplant dip, NOT baba ganoush (brought by Simona)
Bleu d’Auvergne (Fresh Market, Memphis)
Rosemary-Fig Cheese Spread (from Square Table cookbook: goat cheese, cream cheese, rosemary, black pepper, fig preserves)
Honey Jelly, orange blossom flavor (Fresh Market, Memphis)
Armenian apricot spread (Fresh Market, Memphis)
Raspberry-peach-champagne jam (Fresh Market, Memphis)
Nutella (Market Rhes, Oxford – but Lauren tells me it’s also available at Walmart)
Almond butter (Kroger, Oxford)

Pâté from Market Rhes, and an herb dipping oil from Fresh Market.

Boxed Wines were both made by Bibo, and purchased at Wine Market in Memphis:
Pinot grigio/Chardonnay (blend)
Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz (blend)

Addresses for Memphis stores (for those who use Google Maps):

Fresh Market = 835 S White Station Rd, (901) 682-3434 (next to Stein Mart, off Poplar)
Schnuck’s (they have a Kosher deli!) = 576 S. Perkins Rd., 901-765-4880
Wine Market = 4700 Spottswood Ave, (901) 761-1662 (in same shopping center as Williams-Sonoma outlet, Pottery Barn outlet; facing Target)

Market Rhes is in the Midtown Shopping Center on N. Lamar – now serving lunch! (if you like seafood)

Thanks also to everyone who brought wine!